NYU Steinhardt

Disability in a Global Context

  • Course Number: OT-GE 2170
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This umbrella course explores the implications of disability in global contexts with varying levels of industrialization. It examines how local civic & private sector arenas, including schools, hospitals, markets or transportation systems affect the lives of people with disabilities. The students will explore & identify factors, which can influence a community?s view of disability. Utilizes reflective teaching models & experiential learning. Enriches students? understandings of the impact of context, including enables & barriers to participation in daily life especially for people with disabilities.
  • Old Course Number: E40.2170